Browse the Lists of Intangible Cultural Heritage and the Register of good safeguarding practices

The Committee meets annually to evaluate nominations proposed by States Parties to the 2003 Convention and decide whether or not to inscribe those cultural practices and expressions of intangible heritage on the Convention’s Lists.

By clicking on the inscribed elements below, you can discover the nominations, photos and videos, together with Committee decisions and evidence of community consent.





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2017

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Cultural practices associated to the 1st of MarchBulgaria – The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia – Republic of Moldova – Romania
Kumbh MelaIndia

2014

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Male-child cleansing ceremony of the Lango of central northern UgandaUganda

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Smoke sauna tradition in VõromaaEstonia

2013

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Xooy, a divination ceremony among the Serer of Senegal Senegal

2011

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Sada Shin Noh, sacred dancing at Sada shrine, ShimaneJapan

2010

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Mudiyettu, ritual theatre and dance drama of KeralaIndia

2009

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

YeongsanjaeRepublic of Korea

2008

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Căluş ritualRomania
Kutiyattam, Sanskrit theatreIndia
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